QUOTE AND NEWS
Forbes  Jan 4  Comment 
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (AMEX: XLB) where we have detected an approximate $406.9 million dollar inflow --...
Forbes  Nov 8  Comment 
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (AMEX: XLB) where we have detected an approximate $166.3 million dollar outflow --...
Forbes  Oct 2  Comment 
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (AMEX: XLB) where we have detected an approximate $110.8 million dollar outflow --...
Forbes  Sep 24  Comment 
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (AMEX: XLB) where we have detected an approximate $20.6 million dollar outflow --...
Forbes  Sep 14  Comment 
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (AMEX: XLB) where we have detected an approximate $479.1 million dollar inflow --...
Forbes  Aug 7  Comment 
A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (AMEX: XLB) shows an impressive 10.8% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.
Forbes  Jun 29  Comment 
In trading on Friday, shares of the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF (AMEX: XLB) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $34.87, changing hands as high as $35.17 per share. Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund shares are currently trading...
Wall Street Sector Selector  Oct 11  Comment 
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Forbes  Aug 2  Comment 
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLB) where we have detected an approximate $100.4 million dollar outflow -- that's...
Forbes  Jul 8  Comment 
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLB) where we have detected an approximate $228.9 million dollar inflow -- that's...




 
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Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLB)

Overview

This Index is primarily composed of companies involved in such industries as chemicals, construction materials, containers and packaging, metals and mining, and paper and forest products. Among its largest components are Monsanto, E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., and Dow Chemical Co. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - State Street Global Markets, LLC
  • Inception Date - 12/16/1998
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – XLB
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – XLB.IV
  • Expense Ratio – 0.21%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
Monsanto Co. 11.90%
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. 9.95%
Dow Chemical Co. 9.65%
E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. 9.19%
Praxair Inc. 7.59%
NEWMONT MINING CORP. 5.35%
Air Products & Chemicals Inc. 4.75%
Alcoa Inc. 3.90%
Nucor Corp. 3.89%
Ecolab Inc. 3.32%

Holdings as of 13/11/2009

Other Investing in Canada ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund (EWC)ishares0.52%
Claymore Global Balanced Growth ETF (CBN-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.25%
Claymore Global Balanced Income ETF (CBD-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.25%
Claymore Global Infrastructure ETF (CIF-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.65%
Claymore Japan Fundamental Index ETF - C$ Hedged (CJP-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.65%
Claymore S&P Global Water ETF (CWW-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.60%
Claymore S&P/TSX CDN Preferred Share ETF (CPD-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.45%
Claymore S&P/TSX Global Mining ETF (CMW-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.55%
Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX 60 Bear ETF (HXD-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX 60 Bull ETF (HXU-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX Global Mining Bear Plus ETF (HMD-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX Global Mining Bull Plus ETF (HMU-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
iShares CDN Growth Index Fund (XCG-TSX)iShares0.50%
iShares CDN Materials Sector Index Fund (XMA-TSX)iShares0.55%
iShares CDN Value Index Fund (XCV-TSX)iShares0.50%
Canadian Financial Income Fund (FIE-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.1.40%
Canadian Jantzi Social Index Fund (XEN-TSX)iShares0.50%
Claymore Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF (CEW-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.55%
iShares CDN REIT Sector Index Fund (XRE-TSX)iShares0.55%
Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Government Bond ETF (CLF-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.15%
Claymore Premium Money Market ETF (CMR-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.25%
iShares CDN Bond Index Fund (XBB-TSX)iShares0.35%
iShares CDN Corporate Bond Index Fund (XCB-TSX)iShares0.35%
iShares CDN Government Bond Index Fund (XGB-TSX)iShares0.35%
iShares CDN Long Bond Index Fund (XLB-TSX)iShares0.35%
iShares CDN Real Return Bond Index Fund (XRB-TSX)iShares0.35%
iShares CDN Short Bond Index Fund (XSB-TSX)iShares0.35%
Claymore/SWM Canadian Energy Income Index ETF (ENY)Claymore Advisors0.65%


References

  1. - Overview of Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLB)
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